Community Resources

Job & Family Services

Hamilton County Job & Family Services

Hamilton County Jobs & Family Services Website
222 E Central Pkwy
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 946-1000
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Talbert House

Talbert House Website
2600 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45206
(513) 751-7747

513-281-CARE (2273) or text Talbert to 839863 if in crisis or in need of immediate assistance. Available 24 hours-a-day.

Talbert House's mission is to improve social behavior and enhance personal recovery and growth. Available resources: adult behavioral health, community care, court & corrections, housing, and youth behavioral health

Mental Health Services

Mercy Professional Services

2330 Victory Parkway #500
Cincinnati, OH 45206
(513) 221-2330

  • Individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy
  • Bilingual therapists on staff (Spanish)
  • Private insurance or sliding fee scale

Life Point

(513) 345-8555

Various locations across Cincinnati, greater Cincinnati, and Northern KY

  • Call the main number to set up an appointment at any location
  • Brief therapy, 8-12 sessions
  • Private insurance or sliding fee scale

Catholic Social Services

(513) 241-7745

Various locations throughout Cincinnati area

  • Will provide between 15-20 sessions
  • Licensed counselors and social workers
  • Private insurance or sliding fee scale

Professional Pastoral Counseling Institute

8035 Hosbrook Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
(513) 791-5990

  • Sliding fee scale

Resident Psychotherapy Clinic

311 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45229
(513) 558-5825

  • $20 per session flat fee

Substance Abuse


  • Health insurance typically covers partial fees
  • Financial assistance available
  • Payment plans

Recovery Health Access Center

The Recovery Health Access Center (RHAC) is a service that has been developed for the residents of Hamilton County, Ohio. It is designed as a resource for anyone who has need for information or services related to alcohol and/or other drug use. RHAC offers information, referrals to treatment and preventions services, and clinical assessments for alcohol and other drug problems. Services are available for families, adults, and adolescents.

2828 Vernon Place
Cincinnati, OH 45291
(513) 281-7422

  • For students living on campus or in UC housing Cost - $240.53
  • For students living off campus - Sliding scale, based on income
  • Additional resource for those with insurance or who can afford to pay for services and who want to identify psychologists in their area: Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology, 513-779-2181

Bethesda Oak Alcohol/Drug Outpatient Treatment

  • Clifton & Blue Ash locations
  • Best serves individuals who can benefit from receiving treatment in either a day or evening intensive outpatient program while carrying on regular activities
  • Assessed first at Bethesda or Blue Ash location (assessment can also be done in lieu of in-person if comparable and referral relationship exists)
  • Group Sessions Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Our outpatient program can include medication-assisted treatment. In some cases, we prescribe medications to patients to treat mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms on an outpatient basis, and/or assist with recovery. Our medications can help treat addictions to drugs including alcohol and opiates such as heroin

Addiction Services Council

Addiction Services Council Website
2828 Vernon Place
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45219
Local: 513-281-7880
Kentucky: 859-415-9280

Homelessness and Emergency Shelter Resources

Central Access Point

Hotline for individuals to call and find next available beds in the area - (513) 381-7233

Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition

Greater Cincinnati Homless Coalition

Center for Respite Care

(513) 621-1868

  • Process: Referral from doctor along with documentation stating medical issues, and doctor at Center will determine based on intake paperwork if their shelter best meets the need of the individual
  • For referral process contact: Pam Overton (nursing supervisor)

City Gospel Mission (MenĂ¢ s Shelter) [link]

(513) 241-5525

  • Call Central Access Point (CAPS) for availability (513) 381-7233
  • Individuals may come for beds at 3:30-4pm (beds typically filled by 5pm)
  • First come, first served based

Shelterhouse Cincinnati: David & Rebecca Barron Center For Men [link]

  • No criteria for individual to access resources (shelter, food, clothing)
  • Shelter accepts walk-ins

Non-Emergency Shelters:

The Swan House [link]

Serves women who have been abused/battered, homeless, and experienced addiction
Religious affiliation: I Am Somebody Ministries

Shelterhouse [link]

Drop-in shelter
Goal: For men and women to transition into permanent housing within 30 days and an increase in income

  • David & Rebecca Baron Center for Men (18+) 150 Beds, 3 meals, case management support services
  • Esther Marie Hatton Center for Women (18+) 60 beds, 3 meals, case management support services

Tender Mercies

Multiple locations providing both on/off 24 hour care

  • 24-Hour Care Locations: Haven Hall, Dana Hotel, Harkavy Hall, Transitional Housing
  • No 24 Hour Care: Race Street Residence, New Morning House
  • All require $50 security deposit
  • Provided at least 1 meal a day: Resources (food pantry/soup kitchen) info given; Donated items also available within the house

Lighthouse Youth Services [link]

Open M-F (9am-2pm)

  • Provides basic needs: food, toiletries, a shower and laundry facilities
  • Lunch served daily
  • Registered nurse able to provide basic health care & first aid
  • Coordinator available for resources: employment, substance abuse services, housing, mental health services

Daily Needs

Mary Magdalen House [link]

(513) 721-4811
No housing options available
Available: shower, laundry, toiletries

Franciscan Haircuts from the Heart

Free haircuts to individuals experiencing homelessness.
(513) 381-0111

Get Mail

Mailboxes available for individuals needing physical address to receive mail.

Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition

117 East 12th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-7803